Robert Rossen

1908 - 1966

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Robert Rossen (March 16, 1908 – February 18, 1966) was an American screenwriter, film director, and producer whose film career spanned almost three decades. His 1949 film All the King's Men won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, while Rossen was nominated for an Oscar as Best Director. He won the Golden Globe for Best Director and the film won the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Rossen has received more than 206,310 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Robert Rossen is the 427th most popular film director (down from 382nd in 2019), the 2,795th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,504th in 2019) and the 116th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Robert Rossen ranks 427 out of 1,580Before him are Paul Schrader, Ernst Marischka, Umberto Lenzi, Renny Harlin, Vicente Aranda, and Hugh Hudson. After him are Giorgi Shengelaia, Paul W. S. Anderson, Hiroshi Inagaki, Christian-Jaque, Richard Boleslawski, and Philip Kaufman.

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Among people born in 1908, Robert Rossen ranks 110Before him are Fyodor Okhlopkov, Lionel Hampton, Carlo Abarth, Arturo Frondizi, Victor Weisskopf, and Teizo Takeuchi. After him are Baby Face Nelson, Harold Holt, Lupe Vélez, Jacques Massu, Afet İnan, and Edgar Faure. Among people deceased in 1966, Robert Rossen ranks 79Before him are Elena Stasova, Caterina Albert, Philipp Frank, Otto von Knobelsdorff, Arthur Percival, and Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski. After him are Vladimir Minorsky, Maximiliano Hernández Martínez, Väinö Tanner, Heimito von Doderer, Emil Brunner, and Venceslau Brás.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Rossen ranks 2,795 out of 15,968Before him are Fergie (1975), Hank Aaron (1934), Julie Newmar (1933), Fritz Leiber (1910), John de Lancie (1948), and Horace Wells (1815). After him are Irving Thalberg (1899), Robert Sean Leonard (1969), Baby Face Nelson (1908), Derrick Rose (1988), Mangas Coloradas (1792), and George William Hill (1838).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Robert Rossen ranks 116Before him are Curtis Hanson (1945), Gerard Damiano (1928), Garry Marshall (1934), Clarence Brown (1890), Sam Wood (1883), and Paul Schrader (1946). After him are Philip Kaufman (1936), John Landis (1950), Joe Dante (1946), Chuck Lorre (1952), John Waters (1946), and Taylor Hackford (1944).